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Grand Hirafu Spring Lift Operations Schedule 2024

Get ready for the joys of Spring in Grand Hirafu

Spring in Niseko offers budget-friendly, crowd-free skiing amidst beautiful bluebird weather. As the powder season ends, slopes become serene, perfect for enjoying breathtaking views without the usual competition.

Grand Hirafu Spring Park is making a grand return to Shirakaba Course, and will feature a range of jumps and rails, suitable for all levels!

You'll also save big on lift passes, with all four resorts of Niseko United switching to spring season pricing as well. Our concierge team are on hand to help you book lift passes pre arrival, please find more information here.

At the end of your trip, you can get a great deal on a private transfer to New Chitose Airport, with SkyExpress offering 10%OFF all airport transfers until the end of spring.

Spring Grand Hirafu Operations Overview, as of 1 April

Are you considering a visit to enjoy the serene charm of spring skiing with its clear blue skies and quieter slopes?

To help you plan your time on the slopes, please find below the updated spring lift operations schedule for the remainder of the 2023/24 ski season, including opening and closing times and closing dates.

Effective from 1st April, the following lifts will be operational at Grand Hirafu

LiftOperating PeriodOperating Hours
Holiday Pair Lift #1Daily until 7 April8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Hirafu GondolaDaily until 6 May8:25 AM - 4:30 PM
King Hooded Quad Lift #3Daily until 6 May8:35 AM - 3:45 PM
King Lift #4Daily until 6 May8:50 AM - 3:45 PM

*Please note that lift schedules are subject to change without prior notice due to various factors like weather conditions, visibility, and sunset times.

Effective from 1st April, these are the runs that remain open

Additionally, starting from April 1st, certain runs will be restricted due to the construction of the new gondola set to open during the next winter season. Barricades will be placed at connecting areas in the lower part of the Ace side to clearly show this once you are in the resort.

Please keep an eye on the Grand Hirafu website for updates.

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Want to book a spring stay at Skye Niseko?

We'd love to host you and we still have a range of room types still available to host you on your Spring getaway. For reservations and enquiries, please email our team on [email protected] or click the link below to search for your preferred dates.

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